The SICL has established a collaboration with the scientific communities of Japan and Brazil through the organization of joint workshops to promote bilateral cultural exchange in order to trigger new scientific collaborations and to strengthen existing ones.
Italy-Japan Bilateral Workshop
Since 2002 it has been establishing a partnership with the Japanese Society of Liquid Crystals (JLCS). The two societies organized every two years, alternately in the two countries, joint workshops. The SICL-JLCS workshops were held in different Italian and Japanese locations:
Erice (TP) 2002
Castiglioncello (PI), 2006
Cetraro (CS), 2010
The next workshop will be held in Ravenna in conjunction with the next national congress SICL 7 to 10 July 2014 .Visit the website for more information at sicl.it/meetings2014 .
In 2012, in Erice the SICL and the Brazilian scientific community on liquid crystals have inaugurated a series of bilateral workshops.
In 2013, Maceio in Brazil the second workshop was held between the two Italian and Brazilian delegations .
5th Workshop of Liquid Crystals for Photonics
It will be held in Erice from the 2nd to the 7th September 2014 as part of the XXth International School on Liquid Crystals. Visit the website for more information at wlcp2014.uniroma1.it